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Top Five Lean Videos from TXM

Published: August 2, 2016
Over the past three years we have posted dozens of videos, but a few have really connected with the on-line audience. The common thread is that they offer simple practical tips that you can implement today in your business. ... Read more
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The “Maslow’s Hierarchy” of Continuous Improvement

Published: July 25, 2016
Companies that are just beginning their lean journey will often talk about the company culture they would like to instil into their organisation. For some companies this dream is going to take more work and time than with others. Today we will look at the “Maslow’s Hierarchy” of Continuous Improvement that is needed to create a lean culture where continuous improvement and innovation are part of the fabric of the company. ... Read more
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Lead Metrics and Lag Metrics for Visual Controls

Published: July 25, 2016
Metrics are a key ingredient for improved communication in a visual Lean workplace and are essential for good Lean Daily Leadership. It’s also important to review your metrics to make sure they are still supporting your goals. Here we will look into different types of metrics that may be suitable to support you, and discuss the importance of understanding which metrics are leading and which are lagging, and how to determine a balance between the two types of metrics. ... Read more

Three Critical Elements of Coaching

Published: April 27, 2016
When we begin our Lean Journey, the stage is set during the initial workshops to establish our current state, create our proposed future state and develop a plan to get us from here to there. During the implementation of the plan, we follow up between workshop with coaching and support for the individuals involved. Here we will look at the critical elements of coaching to ensure we get the best out of people during our lean implementation. This coaching may occur between both the TXM Facilitator and key people within your business, as well as between your Lean Champion and team members. It becomes a “coaching the coach” opportunity. ... Read more